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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.22
NYSE:KATE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. NYSE:KATE: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:KATE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.39 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.39
NYSE:KATE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:KATE: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:KATE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.14  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.39
-0.14
0.71
Interest Coverage 9.31
NYSE:KATE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 38.18 vs. NYSE:KATE: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:KATE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.57 Max: 9.31
Current: 9.31
0.43
9.31
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 6.69
Beneish M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
10.99%
46.53%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 13.29
NYSE:KATE's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. NYSE:KATE: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:KATE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.41  Med: -5.19 Max: 13.29
Current: 13.29
-18.41
13.29
Net Margin % 11.12
NYSE:KATE's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. NYSE:KATE: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:KATE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.89  Med: -9.44 Max: 13.98
Current: 11.12
-23.89
13.98
ROE % 48.14
NYSE:KATE's ROE % is ranked higher than
97% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. NYSE:KATE: 48.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:KATE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -261.43  Med: -20.45 Max: 190.46
Current: 48.14
-261.43
190.46
ROA % 15.10
NYSE:KATE's ROA % is ranked higher than
92% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. NYSE:KATE: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:KATE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.79  Med: -9.53 Max: 16.72
Current: 15.1
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 69.56
NYSE:KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. NYSE:KATE: 69.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:KATE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.08  Med: -11.92 Max: 79.89
Current: 69.56
-64.08
79.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.20
NYSE:KATE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NYSE:KATE: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:KATE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: 4 Max: 24.8
Current: 17.2
-45.7
24.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 54.70
NYSE:KATE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NYSE:KATE: 54.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:KATE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -89.5  Med: 11.7 Max: 54.7
Current: 54.7
-89.5
54.7
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Kate Spade & Co $NYSE:KATE.
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» NYSE:KATE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-23 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 22,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,090,600 sh (+193.41%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 303,500 sh (+10.73%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,194,229 sh (-1.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,513 sh (-20.95%)
Steven Cohen 410,200 sh (-30.80%)
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Q2 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 296,198 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 145,530 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,943,300 sh (+373.74%)
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,189,172 sh (-0.23%)
Jim Simons 638,700 sh (-41.44%)
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Q3 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jana Partners 1,066,833 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 450,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,071 sh (New)
Jim Simons 739,000 sh (+15.70%)
Lee Ainslie 168,060 sh (+15.48%)
Ken Fisher 2,235,361 sh (+2.11%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen 1,797,300 sh (-7.51%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 255,050 sh (-15.96%)
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Q4 2016

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Pioneer Investments 389,364 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 30,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,107,107 sh (+17.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,204,346 sh (-1.39%)
Jim Simons 479,500 sh (-35.12%)
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Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing    NAICS: 315240    SIC: 2331
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Kate Spade & Co designs and markets accessories and apparel under three brands namely kate spade new york, KATE SPADE SATURDAY and JACK SPADE.

Kate Spade sells fashion products, including apparel, accessories, fragrances, and home products, under two primary brands. The Kate Spade New York brand offers products for women, children, and the home. The Jack Spade brand offers clothing and accessories for men. Kate Spade sells direct-to-consumer through its websites and company retail store, and it sells wholesale to department stores and specialty retail stores. The vast majority of the company's sales come from its North America segment. Its much smaller international segment is comprised of markets in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Kate Spade sources most of its products from contract manufacturers in Asia.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 19.37
KATE's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. KATE: 19.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
KATE' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.66  Med: 20.41 Max: 139.71
Current: 19.37
8.66
139.71
Forward PE Ratio 25.25
KATE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. KATE: 25.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.70
KATE's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
55% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. KATE: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
KATE' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.38  Med: 20.09 Max: 115.06
Current: 19.7
6.38
115.06
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.77
KATE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
57% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. KATE: 19.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
KATE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 21.03 Max: 77.96
Current: 19.77
7.2
77.96
PB Ratio 6.87
KATE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. KATE: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KATE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.61 Max: 81
Current: 6.87
0.12
81
PS Ratio 2.13
KATE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. KATE: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KATE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.97 Max: 42.3
Current: 2.13
0.04
42.3
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.06
KATE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. KATE: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
KATE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 16.54 Max: 76.21
Current: 15.06
0.83
76.21
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.18
KATE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. KATE: 12.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
KATE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 11.18 Max: 533.33
Current: 12.18
0.46
533.33
EV-to-EBIT 15.62
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.27 vs. KATE: 15.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.4  Med: 4.2 Max: 4473.2
Current: 15.62
-125.4
4473.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.34
KATE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. KATE: 12.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.7  Med: 9.8 Max: 241
Current: 12.34
-67.7
241
Current Ratio 3.37
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KATE: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.26 Max: 3.37
Current: 3.37
1.07
3.37
Quick Ratio 2.63
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. KATE: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.63
Current: 2.63
0.56
2.63
Days Inventory 139.54
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 109.03 vs. KATE: 139.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.15  Med: 132.2 Max: 368.76
Current: 139.54
88.15
368.76
Days Sales Outstanding 20.47
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 48.17 vs. KATE: 20.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.47  Med: 34.58 Max: 81.47
Current: 20.47
20.47
81.47
Days Payable 61.31
KATE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 53.20 vs. KATE: 61.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KATE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.83  Med: 76.04 Max: 311.31
Current: 61.31
33.83
311.31

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.20
KATE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
96% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. KATE: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
KATE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.64 Max: 12.51
Current: 0.2
0.48
12.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
KATE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. KATE: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KATE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 0.1 Max: 8.2
Current: -1.4
-9.2
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 38.40
KATE's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. KATE: 38.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
KATE' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 12.23 Max: 43.03
Current: 38.4
3.04
43.03
Price-to-Tangible-Book 10.06
KATE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. KATE: 10.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
KATE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 4.63 Max: 91.46
Current: 10.06
0.98
91.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 10.52
KATE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. KATE: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
KATE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.91 Max: 50.02
Current: 10.52
0.1
50.02
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.22
KATE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. KATE: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KATE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.88 Max: 4.47
Current: 2.22
0.06
4.47
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.97
KATE's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. KATE: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
KATE' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.8 Max: 14.75
Current: 2.97
1.06
14.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.40
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. KATE: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KATE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.8 Max: 10.6
Current: 6.4
0.1
10.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.15
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. KATE: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
KATE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 13.1 Max: 116.7
Current: 7.15
-45.4
116.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,381
EPS (TTM) $ 1.19
Beta1.24
Short Percentage of Float11.04%
52-Week Range $14.02 - 26.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)128.29

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,478 1,748
EPS ($) 0.91 1.20
EPS without NRI ($) 0.91 1.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
30.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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